OUT 21st APRIL – PREORDER NOW Ollie King is one of England’s foremost melodeon players and traditional folk singers. His first album, Gambit, was released three years ago to considerable acclaim: Songlines called it a “well-judged introduction to the work of a terrific musician.” Diffractions sees King make a bold […]
Kind words from The Guardian for Jack Harris’s The Wide Afternoon, our latest release.
Lady Maisery’s highly anticipated new album Cycle is released today, and The Guardian call it “some of the most exquisite, thrilling vocal harmony work in the English folk scene.” Last night, the band launched the album in London, the start of a 23-date national tour that continues on Saturday with a […]
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Alma is Emily Askew (fiddle, Elizabethan Session, Askew Sisters), John Dipper (fiddle, English Acoustic Collective, Methera) and Adrian Lever (guitar, Arhai); three of London’s finest early and traditional musicians on a joyous exploration of European and Asian fiddle traditions. From John Playford’s 1651 English Dancing Master to tunes from Sweden, […]
RootBeat Records congratulates The Rheingans Sisters on their BBC Radio 2 Folk Award The Rheingans Sisters capped a remarkable year with a Folk Award on Wednesday night, winning Best Original Track for “Mackerel”, from their acclaimed album “Already Home“. The @RheingansSis joyous reaction to winning the #R2FolkAwards ‘Best Original Track.’ […]
After a warm response and across-the-board critical acclaim for her collaboration with Chatterbox, Tuulikki Bartosik strikes out on her own with her solo debut Storied Sounds. A showcasing artist at Tallinn Music Week, Bartosik enlists the help of Timo Alakotila (piano), Villu Talsi (mandolin) and Dylan Fowler (guitar). “We transfer […]
Leveret and Lady Maisery are proud to be Official Showcase artists at 2016’s Folk Alliance International conference in Kansas City! Follow the adventures of the English delegation to FAI on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
RootBeat Records is proud to announce the nomination of Leveret, The Rheingans Sisters and Rosie Hood of The Dovetail Trio for this year’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. Leveret are up for Best Group, with Andy Cutting also nominated for Musician of the Year, whilst the Rheingans Sisters and Rosie Hood are both […]
Leveret’s new album, In The Round, is released on 29th January 2016. Order yours now, and hear three tracks on SoundCloud right now. Exactly a year after the release of their debut New Anything, English instrumental trio Leveret return with In The Round, a new live recording of instrumental music played […]